June 12, Is Galeras volcano waking up in Colombia?

12-06-2018

Volcanic earthquakes kill 2 people and damage several homes and roadways - More than 550 aftershocks

The Galeras Volcano in southern Colombia registered two moderate volcanic earthquakes on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, that left two people dead as well as several homes and roadways damaged. Since then, more than 550 earthquakes have already hit the same area. Authorities are now on high-alert and have activated all protocols in case of an emergency. Galeras is Colombia's most active volcano. The last eruption of the Colombian volcano was in January 2010, when some 8,000 people were evacuated.